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American Bar Association (ABA) Student Law Division
This article talks about benefits the American Bar Association offers to students in their Student Law Division. There are opportunities
for networking meetings, scholarships and career development opportunities that are part of the ABA Student Law Division. Recently the
ABA has announced health insurance coverage availability to students during school and up to one year after graduation.




The Student Division of the ABA is holding its 2009 ABA                Housing for this event is at the Chicago Marriott Hotel. The
Annual Meeting and Career Fair on July 30th to August 4th              ABA Annual Meeting gives students and graduates access
in Chicago, Illinois. The two events overlap with the ABA law          to professionals located across the United States. There will
Student Division Annual Meeting Activities scheduled from July         be educational programs and events to socialize with new
29th to August 2nd, 2009. The events will be held at different         acquaintances. Network opportunities with other law students
hotels in Chicago.                                                     arise during the Meeting.


The Career Fair                                                        Join the ABA Student Law Division


The Career Fair Is located in the Hyatt Regency Chicago hotel          Law Students at ABA accredited Law Schools can join the ABA
this year. The events at the career fair include a table-talk          Student Law Division for a small fee which entitles them to
event, where in one day; employers have the opportunity to             attend gatherings and meeting held be the ABA. Some Law
talk one-on-one to Law Students and graduates. The students            Schools like to see the student making a path to the ABA early
will meet hiring agents from leading law firms, government             in their careers. Students can go on line to register with the
and the public interest organizations who are there to discuss         Student Law Division at https://www.abanet.org/join/lsd_
careers available in their niche of law. The firms are also            enroll/ls_enroll.cfm.
looking for summer interns and associate positions.
                                                                       There are benefits to being part of the ABA Student Law
   •     Resume Review and Career Advice                               Division and a few of them are listed:
         The Annual meeting staff will have law school career
         counselors and recruitment experts who will examine              •       ABA Economic Recovery Teleconference Series: The
         resumes and give helpful suggestions to make their                       ABA is giving free teleconference programming for Law
         qualification and get attention when read by legal                       Students who are interested in exploring the advice
         employers.                                                               of professionals during the economic slow down. A
                                                                                  series of four meetings will cover ‘’Practical Tips and
   •     Accredited CLE programs                                                  Strategies for Success in Today’s Career Climate.’’
         A CLE Center will be offering credits at the Career Fair         •       Student Debt Relief Web-seminar Series
         that cover all areas of law. This allows recent graduates        •       Law Student Division Monthly eNewsletter
         the convenience of earning a year of CLE credits at one          •       2nd Annual National Conference on the Employment of
         location.                                                                Lawyers with Disabilities. Scholarships available for law
                                                                                  students with disabilities.
2009 ABA Student Division Annual Meeting                                  •       Group Health Insurance for students and first year
                                                                                  graduates.
The 2009 ABA Student Division Annual Meeting is scheduled
from July 29th to August 2nd, 2009.                                    If you would like to join the ABA Student Law Division, (and
                                                                       you attend an ABA approved school) it is an organization




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worth your time and consideration. You can go to the ABA                 ABA Website for Law Students:
Student Law Division website to check out planned events and             http://www.abanet.org/lsd/home.html
other benefits for Law Students. Enrollment is $25.00 for the
year.




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